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inside. >> we're learning more act those who did die in the fire. how they're being remembered by both loved ones and strangers. mornings on 2 starts now. good morning. thank you for joining us. it's monday morning, december 5. i'm pam cook. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. we continue to follow the latest on that deadly oakland warehouse fire. look at the pictures. there are 33 known victims. several officials are saying they expect the death toll to go much higher as search teams are able to get further in the building and take out more debris from the warehouse. they'll be a candle light vigil at 8:00 p.m. tonight. >> 8 victims have been identified. we are told that they range in
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age from 17 to people in their mid 30s. alameda county sheriff's office says it's still not clear how many people were in the building when it caught fire, and search teams were only able to get through about 40 percent of the warehouse so investigators still don't know how much more bodies could be found. we'll continue to follow the story throughout the morning. first we want to get a local check of weather and traffic with steve. >> it'll be cold tomorrow and rain on the way. >> when? >> looks like an interesting week. things are changing slowly today. there's a lot of thick fog out there. thick fog out there, sal. >> yes, there is. >> yes, sir. not widespread but seems to be dancing around and based on experience here and probably picking up between the 6-7:00 a.m.
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hour. mix of sunshine and clouds and a lot of moisture streaming across the pacific. 30s, 40s, 50s on the temp so few 30s in the mix but a lot of 40s and 50s. it looks okay down in southern california. everything continues to find of rotate through. 50s on the temps to maybe a few very low 60s. watch out for thick fog. happy monday, sal. >> good morning to you. good morning to you at home. we're gonna give you that super commute for you to look out here westbound 580 looking good from the pass into the livermore area. looking at commute here, if you're driving interstate 880 in oakland off to a very nice start. traffic moving well past the coliseum. steve mentioned dense fog here and on the stand.
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4:02. back to the desk. back to coverage of the deadly warehouse fire in oakland. crews continue to clear debris at the scene and investigators working around the clock. many say they have never seen a tragedy like this. >> when we started this investigation, if you would have told us that we would have 33 victims, we wouldn't have believed you. i don't know how many more people are left in there. we have no idea. we have no idea how many people were in that building at night even how many got out: we're expecting the worst and hoping for the best regarding how many victims we'll find. >> the alameda corner released the names of the people so far. 22 cash askew. david cline, nick gomez, 30 year-old sarah hoda of walnut
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creek. travis huogh of oakland are some victims. 32 year-old donna kellogg of oakland and 32 year-old brandon chase wittenauer of hayward and a 17 year-old who's name is not being released at this time. more on the victims identified thus far. >>reporter: the flowers, the messages of love and loss. the candles lit lovingly and placed near the fire scene speak to how deeply this disaster hit at the heart of oakland and the victims who lost their lives. some of their names now known. for crash, a 22 year-old transgender woman of oakland, messages of peace written on her facebook page. her family was too shocked to talk. 24 year-old nick was all one.
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his brother said to david, we love you, you'll be with us always. friends posted rest in peace messages for nick gomez hall, 25 year-old from the san diego area. photos too posted of friends remembering sarah hoda, 30 years old from walnut creek. travis hall was from oakland and 35 years old who joined with mix tape artist management in the summer of 2016. colleagues posted he was on expressive arts therapists who helped children in the east bay and founded the band ghost of lightning. remembered him as always a pleasure to work with and his spirit and creativity brought light into every action. donna kellogg a 32 year-old woman from oakland who they called a wonderful woman, an angel. and brandon chase wittenhauer was also from oakland and went
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by chase or nex. their names and faces haunting. the hurt spread across the east bay as loved ones and strangers shed tears of sorrow and sympathy. januaryjanna ktvu. >> the pain goes on from that warehouse scene. there are survivors of the fire as well. rob has that part of our coverage. >> one of our deputies that we work with lost his son in this fire and so we're still dealing with that as we continue to deal with the other victims so this has affected us first responders. >>reporter: mayor of oakland also announced the district attorney's office is now involved in the investigation. >> today our district attorney nancy owe mallly did activate a
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criminal investigation -- o'mally a criminal investigation and that team is on site and working with our other law enforcement partners. >>reporter: some of the rubble belonged to these ryan fredericktists who called themselves lucky. >> i was trying to come here to make it feel a little bit more real. i called 911 at 11:23:00 p.m. and by midnight, i knew that everything i owned was gone. i was watching flames come out of my windows. i don't know. i don't know what to make of it other than what it is. everything is gone and burned up and so many people died. >> that was rob malcom reporting. local major libby knows there's a lot of questions people have about what happened in the warehouse fire and the investigation will be a long one but right know her nodus is
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on the families -- focus is on families who lost loved ones or who still don't know. >> there are many interviews being conducted right now but you have to understand that the scope of this tragedy is tremendous. we have many, many witnesses to interview and we're in the process of doing that. we have been able to bring in extra detectives so we can again, put as many resources on this, get to the bottom of it as quickly as possible. but we also are trying to stay focused on what our first task is that and that is to tend to the victims and their family. that is our moral obligation to put the bulk of our resources right now on that most important task. >> and that was oakland mayor libby. the alameda county corner and american red cross still
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operating the family assistance center. families still trying to family loved ones, go to that center. grief counselors and other resources there. they're asking not to call the corners bureau to get information about victims unless you believe a family member is a fire victim. get all the latest information available at the city's website at oakland net.com and also get recorded information by calling this number, (510)238-2181. we have that phone number and the website information at our channel 2 website, ktvu.com and look under the web links tab. >> learning more about the man who ran the warehouse. derrick has only commented on social media. a post to facebook said quote, confirmed, everything i worked so hard for is gone. blessed that my children and
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micah were at a hotel safe and sound. it's as if i've awoken from a dream to be standing now in poverty of self-worth. there's no mention of the victims. coming up at 4:30. hear more on what former tenants have to say about him. on our websites, see the pictures that show the debris and clutter that triggered an investigation by code enforcers and see some ways that you can help. it's all right there on our home page ktvu.com. our big story this morning and disbelief, anger, brief, just some of the emotions of the oakland warehouse fire. in our next half wow. one survivor telling us what it was like as the flames engulf that building. also getting a closer look at what was inside the warehouse known as the ghost ship before the fire started including the piles of furniture and other debris that filled the space. good morning, we see that
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traffic is off to a nice start but foggy out there and might affect the way you drive to work. might want to give yourself an extra few minutes. >> areas of thick fog and some sun today but i tell you, not only going to just be sunny and dry this week. we have a lot of changes. we'll talk about those coming up. ,i,88rwow
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sure, you could sit around all night waiting for a pizza to be delivered. but wouldn't making it yourself be a lot more fun? it's baking season.
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warm up with pillsbury. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. welcome back. our coverage continues on the deadly warehouse fire in oakland. this is video from the scene.
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we know that there are 33 known victims, people who died. several officials saying they do expect the death toll to rise as search teams able to get further into the building and remove some more of the debris from the warehouse. a candle light vigil planned for 8:00 p.m. tonight in oakland. mayor libby has been offering her condolences to the victims and their families. >> you may know since i've became the mayor of oakland, i've been passional about preserving and lifting up the incredible creative community that makes this incredible city that it is. and the issue of creating space, vibrant spaces for oakland's artist community is a priority not just with me as mayor but as this community, and this is work that's been going on for a long time, and we are gonna stay focused on
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accomplishing that to make oakland and all the different stake holders involved. we do have plans. we ironically scheduled this last week before this tragedy happened. we'll be going forward with an announcement on tuesday around efforts to preserve and protect artist spaces for both living and working here in oakland. it is an incredible asset and beauty of our city, one that we cherish and one that has been so badly damaged by this tragedy. >> oakland mayor libby. we're also hearing from people who survived that fire. we talked to one woman who escaped from the first floor. >> i woke up because there was smoke everywhere. i woke up and my entire space was filled with smoke and i looked over and could see this orange glow and i got on my coat and my shoes and i got up
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out of my space special teams i look and there's -- and i look and there's just a wall of fire well over 8 feet high and i just started heading for the front door. i was already getting dizzy and lightheaded and i was calling for help but it felt like, you know, nobody could hear me and the music was going and i just sort of went straight for the front door and managed to get outside and other people were starting to come out and look at what was going on. i started to call 911 and about a minute after i got out of the building, the power went out. >> the people who did get out ran to the fire department to get help. the fire department says they arrived in just three minutes. >> we're getting a sense of what the warehouse looked like before the fire started. photographer evan sent us photos. take a look. he took these on october 30 during a concert inside the
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warehouse. it shows very small spaces packed with furniture, clocks, and pianos. fire crews say they're having a hard time searching the building because of the labyrinth like layout. we'll continue to follow the story through the morning. it's our top story. we're also gonna get you to where you need to get this morning. sal is watching our early morning commute. >> pam and dave, good morning. we're looking at a commute that's doing pretty well. if you're driving from gill roy let's say to san jose, traffic is looking pretty good as you drive through this commute and up through morgan hill and into the valley. continues to look pretty good and no problems. as you drive tot west valley, this is a good time to be doing that. also looking at a commute here with the bridge. looks good. the fog is not -- i can see all the way out to the high-rise here so there's dense fog but
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not everywhere. if you're going to the bay bridge, this is one of the foggy spots here and in oakland. at 4:17, let's bring steve in. >> i saw fog there. a lot of it. >> yes. >> thank you, sal. some areas clear but others have to deal with the fog. this is kind of the transition day here. colder acon the way for little bit later today and tomorrow. not enough of a breeze out there to do that now and the pattern is changing for sure and looks like a pretty wet one. tackle that fog here this morning so watch out for that. if you hit the wall and clear so not widespread but some there and a lot of moisture coming across the pacific. 30s, 40s, 50s not as cold this morning but colder tomorrow morning into wednesday and start to cloud it up. 38 in northwest nappa. 38 kelseyville. hills burg at 39 degrees. dry, cold front, emphasis on cold. we're on the western edge of
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this. reinforcement on tuesday and give us a pretty cool, cold breezy pattern. a lot of this looks like it'll get entrained into a system and move across. starting on wednesday and going right into thursday and friday. looks like a pretty good rain producer but we'll tackle on wednesday. sun and clouds, wind picks up later and colder high temps and for sure tomorrow. tomorrow a colder day than today. 50s on the temps, lows, position 40s 50s and fog kind of a big story here monday morning. okay then. turning colder and breezy tuesday and then we cloud it up, looks like rain thursday and friday and i'll be honest, i have no clue on the weekend. it could go either way. the forecast models are not in sync on it. i mean, i don'tment to sit there and say -- want to sit there and say sunny. there's a lot going on. >> hard to predict.
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we'll keep checking with you. >> all right, steve. >> donations continue to pour in from all over the area. how much came in from two local sports team. this fire occurred in redwood city and the possible explosion linked to the investigation.
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welcome back to morningings on 2. time is 4:22.
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oakland police investigating two weekend shooting that happened within a block of each other. the most recent one just after 11:00 last night near 92nd avenue and sunny side street. no information act the victims. the other shooting happened early saturday morning just a block us an extra way in the 9300 block of sunny side. one person hurt but that person is expected to recover. a suspect has been identified but not arrested as yet. police aren't saying if the two shootings are connected. well, two firefighters are recovering after being hurt in a house fire near redwood city. the fire started about 2:30 yesterday afternoon on vista drive in the emerald hills neighborhood. firefighters suffered burns to their faces and a possible explosion -- in a possible explosion during this fire. they're still investigating what may have exploded. according to the fire department's twitter page, those injured firefighters suffered minor injuries. both are doing okay.
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no one was at home when that fire started. the cause of it is under investigation. four people arrested in connection with another burglary at abe area apple store. this one happened on university avenue in palo alto about 4:30 yesterday morning. one of the people arrested was 19 year-old shaqein ferguson and he was one of ten people who ran into the store moments after an suv drove through the glass windows in front. police also arrested 18 year- old erica white of oakland and two boys 16, and 17 years old. officers found an abandoned suv in front of the store and a second vehicle across the street filled with stolen apple computers and phones. police say they do not know if this burglary is re-lited to the other re--- related to the other recent thefts at other apple stores. appears apple may be ready to enter the field of self- driving cars and they said they're excited about the
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potential of automated systems in area including transportation. they should be included under the same federal regulations on testing self-driving cars on public roads. it's unclear if apple is developing its own car or technology for other cars. oakland raiders mounted another fourth quarter come back and beat the buffalo bills 38-24. the bill hads a 24-9 lead in the third quarter but the raiders scored three straight touchdowns. here was the go ahead pass to amari cooper early in the fourth. big defensive plays and khalil mack hit quarterback tyrod taylor's arpaio as he was taylor's arm as he was throwing. the u.s. marines hosted a toys for tots toy drive before yesterday's raiders game. fans brought a lot of toys or
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donated money. toys for tots created in 1947 and now collect millions of toys around the nation every year. well, the 49ers continues their slide with a 26-6 loss to the chicago bears. this was snowing and looked just very cold there in chicago. colin kaepernick completed only one of five passes and sacked five types in three quarters. he was then benched and blane gabert coming in. the news did not help. the 49ers play the new york jets on sunday. no decision has been made as who will start for quarterback. stanford going to a bowl game and face north carolina in the sun bowl in el paso, texas, on december december. they're looking for their fifth bowl win. still talking about the
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oakland warehouse fire. people have been leaving flowers and messages of condolences for victims of the fire. tenants and oakland leaders sharing their thoughts on the man who ran the warehouse. we have not heard from him yet but plenty of people want to talk to him. we'll tell you what we know so far come up. good morning, we still see traffic that will be busy out there. as a matter of fact, this is highway 4 and you can see traffic is going to be busy but not stop and go as you drive over the hill. nothing is kind of a bigger story here this morning. for most but not for all. this week is looking very busy. we'll talk what's in store:
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the holidays don't officialy begin, until it's time to make: flaky, delicious, piping hot things.
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golden brown and sticky things. fresh out of the oven, why can't they cool things? new things, old things. and blink and they're gone, those went fast things. make the oven one of the things they're most excited to open. it's baking season. warm up the holidays with pillsbury.
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. good morning. welcome back. we continue to follow the very latest on the deadly oakland warehouse fire. it has been now two days since the fire started. want to tell you what we know so far. we do know the names of eight of the fire victim. we're told they range in age from 17-mid 30s. alameda county sheriff's office says it is not still clear how many people were in the building when it caught fire. search teams only able to get through about 40 percent of the warehouse. very difficult. it's like a labyrinth inside. they don't know how many more bodies could be found. >> we found crews at the scene of the warehouse fire announced they won't be doing any work at the scene till about noontime. the building is just not stable for them to go in right now to continue searching for victims, removing debris. they're not going in right now

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